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Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and Austria in a flash!

ICE trains will take you to various European destinations, as well as to all large cities in Germany.
Book your ICE train tickets >

Comfort on board ICE

Everything on board has been designed to make your journey a real joy: a bar coach, individual audio sets, leather seats in 1st class etc.
Find out more about the ICE comfort classes >
  • High-speed trainsICE logo
  • Connects Germany, Belgium, The Netherlands, Austria and Switzerland
  • Book your tickets up to 3 months in advance
  • Seat reservation: optional in 2nd class (book for €5 extra cost); included in the price of your ticket in 1st class


ICE trains serve the following stations amongst others:

BELGIUM : Bruxelles-Midi/Brussel-Zuid (Brussels), Bruxelles-Nord/Brussel-Noord (Brussels) and Liège-GuilleminsTHE NETHERLANDS : Amsterdam Centraal, Utrecht Centraal and Arnhem GERMANY : among others Köln Hbf (Cologne), Aachen Hbf, Frankfurt (Main) Hbf, Frankfurt Flughafen (airport), Berlin Hbf, Düsseldorf Hbf, Essen Hbf, Hamburg Hbf, München Hbf and Nürnberg Hbf (Nuremberg) SWITZERLAND : Basel SBB AUSTRIA : among others Linz Hbf and Wien Hbf (Vienna)

ICE destinations



Connections Travel time Single from  
Brussels ⇄ Cologne 1:47 €19* Book now
Liège ⇄ Frankfurt 2:15 €39* Book now
Amsterdam ⇄ Cologne 2:39
€19* Book now
Utrecht ⇄ Frankfurt 3:31 €39* Book now
Frankfurt ⇄ Cologne 1:03 €19* Book now
Berlin ⇄ Hamburg 1:37 €29* Book now


Are you starting or finishing your journey at a Belgian station other than Brussel-Zuid/Bruxelles-Midi (Brussels) or Liège-Guillemins? Find out what fares to combine with your ICE ticket for travel from or to Any Belgian Station.

More info about the "Any Belgian Station" fare >

Do you have a Thalys TheCard or Eurostar Frequent traveller loyalty card? Enter your card number at the next step to earn points with your travel!
Do you have a discount card for travelling at a reduced fare? Select your card at the next step.
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alert Travel update

Weekends from 18 April to 10 May: ICE trains Brussels-Frankfurt will terminate in Cologne

27 June to 9 August - engineering works between Aachen and Cologne: adapted service from/to Germany

ICE BROCHURES (train times, fares and services)

  • ICE timetables and services to download in French or Dutch.